Czech Aircraft Works CZAW SportCruiser

The Czech Aircraft Works CZAW SportCruiser is an Lightweight sport aircraft introducedi n 2006 by Czech Sport aircraft, a branch of Czech Aircraft Works. It is a Twin-seated, Tricycle undercarriage aircraft.

About the SportCruiser

The CZAW SportCruiser is an all-aluminum, low wing aircraft designed by Czech Sport Aircraft (Now CZAW). It comes with to engine options. The first one is a Rotax 912RLS which generates 100hp/75kW. The other option is an 120hp/89kW Jabiru 3300 engine. It also comes with an autopilot and parachute (optional) It has a top speed of 214km/h or 133mp/h with a range of 1,014km (630mi). Takeoff field length is 106m (348ft) and landing field length is at 123 m (442ft). The dimensions of the SportCruiser class it as an “Ultralight/Microlight” it is available as a kit plane also.


->SportCruiser: variant built by Czech Sport Aircraft (2006-2010) and now made by CZAW.

->PiperSport: A variant built by Czech Sport Aircraft and marketed by Piper. Discontinued in 2011

->PS-28 Cruiser: Version built for EASA CS.LSA certification with a 600kg gross weight limit.


General characteristics
Crew: one pilot
Capacity: one passenger
Length: 23.3 feet (7.17 metres)
Wingspan: 28.1 feet (8.65 metres)
Height: ()
Wing area: 131.3 sq ft (13.6 sq metres)
Empty weight: 740 lb (335 kg)
Useful load: 580 lb (263 kg)
Loaded weight: 1320 lb (600 kg)
Max. takeoff weight: 1320 lb (600 kg)
Powerplant: 1 × Rotax 912ULS fixed pitch, 100 hp (73 kW)

Cruise speed: 133 mph (214 km/h)
Stall speed: 34 mph (55 km/h)
Range: 630 sm (1020 km)
Rate of climb: 1200 ft/min (6.15 m/s)
Wing loading: 10.05 lb/sq ft (44.12 kg/sq m)
Power/mass: 13.2 lb/hp (120 W/kg)

Woah those are some thick wings. Lots of lift I suppose!


Good point there. Do agree with you.

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Looks beautiful! Neeed more GA!

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Jeez this thread is older. I honestly think this aircraft deserves more attention than it has been given. I’ve trained in this aircraft alongside the C172. It’s a beaut to fly. You have my vote.

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A nice plane!

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This should have been a toy.